Infrared distance measuring sensor. Digital output, reads
high when an object is closer than 80cm.
This sensor uses a hard-to-find 3-pin JST connector. For
your convenience, we highly recommend purchasing a pre-made
cable with connector that mates with this sensor.
See 3-pin JST Cable for Sharp Sensors (12 inch).
This is the long-range version of the popular Sharp GP2D15
infrared distance measuring sensor. The
GP2Y0D02YK has a pre-set distance threshold of 80cm.
(Acroname's Web Site has instructions for changing this
The GP2Y0D02YK is useful if you don't have an A/D converter
or analog input pin available on your robot, or if you are
just interested in proximity rather that determining a